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    COVID-19 fact sheet

    Important information for macular disease patients and carers in the COVID-19 pandemic.

    In 2020, the world changed rapidly with the spread of the coronavirus known as COVID-19. The indications are we may be living with this virus for some time.

    There’s a lot of new health information to understand. And it is changing daily. We understand that this situation can be particularly frightening for those in our community who are elderly, have vision loss, or who have other health conditions that make them more vulnerable to the virus. 

    This fact sheet provides important information about continuing essential treatment for macular diseases during COVID-19. This includes eye injections for conditions such as wet age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular oedema.

    The fact sheet was updated in June 2021, to include advice on COVID vaccinations and eye injections.